Installing a compiler by default

Julien Olivier julo at
Fri Jun 9 09:55:43 BST 2006

> > > Users new to Ubuntu have no idea how to compile a kernel module.  Installing
> > > gcc only gets them marginally closer.
> I disagree, installing VMWare, for example, is a relatively easy process
> if you have build-essential.

Just for your info, vmware-player is now available in Ubuntu's

Julien Olivier <julo at>

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